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What is 2 28/24 as a decimal?

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Solution: 2 28/24 as a decimal is 3.17MethodsFirst step – Making the fraction improper:The first step to changing 2 28/24 into a decimal is to change it to an improper fraction. To do that, we need to multiply 2 by 24 and add its product to 28 in the numerator to get: 76/24. Now we will attempt to convert 76/24 to a decimal using the following method. Explanation using the division method:A fraction is written in terms of two parts: the number on top is called the numerator and the number on the bottom is called the denominator. We can use the division method to solve this question. To get a decimal, simply divide the numerator 76 by the denominator 24:76 (numerator) Γ· 24 (denominator) = 3.17As a result, you get 3.17 as your answer when you convert 2 28/24 (or 76/24) to a decimal.Convert some more fractions to decimals!Practice some more problems on converting fractions to decimals:What is 5 15/14 as a decimal?What is 11 23/11 as a decimal?What is 2 86/31 as a decimal?What is 2 37/41 as a decimal?